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" Hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the Wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the Weights hung speechless. Each member felt disposed to lay the blame on the others. At length the Dial instituted a formal inquiry as to the cause of... "
The Wesleyan juvenile offering - Page 46
by Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1849
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 1

William Hone - 1859
...vain effort to continue their course ; the wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the weights hung speechless ; each member felt disposed to lay the...with one voice protested their innocence. But now a taint tick was heard below from the pendulum, who thus spoke : — " I confess myself to be the sole...
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An English spelling-book. To which are added first lessons in grammar [&c.].

English spelling book - 1859
...ineffectual effort to continue their course, the wheels remained motionless with surprise, the weights hung speechless, each member felt disposed to lay the blame...others. At length the dial instituted a formal inquiry into the cause of the stop ; when hands, wheels, weights, with one voice, protested their innocence....
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Elementary books for Catholic schools, Book 2

Elementary books - 1860
...countenance with alarm; the hands made a vain effort to get on; the wheels remained motionless; and each member felt disposed to lay the blame on the others. At length the dial declared his intention of finding out the cause of the stoppage, when hands, wheels, and weights, with...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 1

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...ineffectual effort to continue their course, the Wheels remained motionless with surprise, the Weights hung speechless ; each member felt disposed to lay the...others. At length the Dial instituted a formal inquiry into the cause of the stoppage ; when Hands, Wheels, Weights, with one voice, protested their innocence....
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Reading Book

1864
...ineffectual effort to continue their course, the wheels remained motionless with surprise, the weights hung speechless, each member felt disposed to lay the blame...others. At length the dial instituted a formal inquiry into the cause of the stop ; when hands, wheels, weights, with one voice, protested their innocence....
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The Revised Lesson Book for Standard I(-vi) of the Revised Code of the ...

Great Britain. Committee on Education - Education - 1864
...their course; the wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the weights hung speechless : each memher felt disposed to lay the blame, on the others. At length the dial instituted an inquiry as to the cause of the stagnation, when hands, wheels, weights, with one voice, protested...
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Watson's ... book of reading. [Another], Book 5

George Watson (publisher.) - 1864
...Wheels remained motionless with surprise; the Weights hung speechless; each member felt disposed io lay the blame on the others. At length the Dial instituted a formal inquiry into the cause of the stoppage; when Hands, Wheels, Weights, with one voice protested their innocence....
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The Christian monitor; or, Selections from pious authors

Christian monitor, Thomas Bywater Smithies - Religious literature, English - 1866 - 276 pages
...ineffectual effort to continue their course, the wheels remained motionless with surprise, the weights hung speechless, each member felt disposed to lay the blame...others. At length the dial instituted a formal inquiry into the cause of the stop; when hands, wheels, weights, with one voice, protested their innocence....
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The complete reader, by E.T. Stevens and C. Hole, Volume 2

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1866
...ineffectual effort to continue their course ; the Wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the Weights hung speechless, — each member felt disposed to lay the...the others. At length the Dial instituted a formal enquiry into the cause of the stoppage, when Hands, Wheels, Weights, with one voice protested their...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Readers - 1867 - 360 pages
...vain effort to continue their course ; the wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the weights hung speechless ; each member felt disposed to lay the...weights, with one voice protested their innocence. 2. But now a faint tick was heard below from the pendulum, who thus spoke : — " I confess myself...
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